[hobbit] Adding a host

Aiello, Steve (Corporate, consultant) steve.aiello at ge.com
Mon Aug 8 22:59:35 CEST 2005

> On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 03:18:58PM -0400, Aiello, Steve
> (Corporate, consultant) wrote:
> > I am trying to monitor my home firewall. I ran a sniff on
> the hobbit
> > server, and saw traffic, so I do not believe it is being
> blocked. But
> > the CPU, MEM, etc tests never show up. In bb-hosts on the server, I
> > listed the server with its FQDN. Am I missing something ?  I tried 
> > FQDN and Hostname..
> The Hobbit client uses the hostname obtained from "uname -n"
> as the hostname it reports for the cpu, memory etc. tests. If 
> that's not identical to what you have in the bb-hosts file, 
> add a "CLIENT:hostname" tag on the entry in your bb-hosts file.
I added the CLIENT tag, and I see the alias listed in info for that
host. When I do 'uname -n' on the firewall I get the short hostname. I
am still not seeing the CPU, MEM, etc. What I have in my hosts file on
the hobbit server is:	loki.home.net		# CLIENT:loki

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